12 January, 2015

Whitebait Deep Fried

Whitebait Deep Fried
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Whitebait Deep Fried
1 of many ways of doing whitebait. See other recipes here. Do not wash whitebait.
  • 100g (4 ozs) of whitebait per person
  • flour
  • oil for deep frying
  • salt
  • pepper
  • or cayenne pepper
  1. Place in a plastic bag with seasoned flour, shake gently, tip into a strainer to remove excess flour.
  2. Heat oil to 180C (350F) in deep fry pan.
  3. Place just enough whitebait into frying basket to cover bottom, lower into oil, fry for 2-3 minutes only.
  4. Lift out, drain, the turn out on paper towel.
  5. Repeat until all whitebait are fried.
  6. Then reheat oil to 180 C (375F)put all fish into frying basket and fry until just brown and crisp.
  7. Drain, sprinkle with salt, pepper or cayenne pepper.
  8. Serve hot.